Main topics in relation to the Asse II mine

The main topics deal with individual aspects of the Asse II mine in greater detail.

Salt water in the Asse mine

Water has been seeping into the Asse II mine for decades, resulting in a risk of what is known as “drowning”. Miners use this term to describe a situation in which so much water enters a mine that it is no longer safe to work in it and the mine must be abandoned.